drift apart

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Verb1.drift apart - lose personal contact over time; "The two women, who had been roommates in college, drifted apart after they got married"
alienate, disaffect, estrange, alien - arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
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Responding to a question, the Ambassador said that nearly half of the Afghanistan is unstable which was source of concern for Pakistan, Central Asia and China, and it was not in the interest of either Pakistan or the US to drift apart at this point in time, he added.
That's the point we want to make because, I think if we move in that direction both countries will drift apart and I do not think that it is in the interest of either state to drift apart.
In this haunting confessional, readers can feel the intense love that Nell feels for her sister and the slow build of loss as the two drift apart.
And how do you make sure you don't drift apart again every time the going gets tough?
However, one has to take into account loyal allies who could drift apart and that could mean a reduction of five to 25 seats.
Giant hot rocks spout out from the deep mantle, which in the long run softens the tectonic plates from below, forcing the plates to drift apart from the hotspots.
The 44-year-old actor said that before his wedding, Furness told him that it was vital that they saw each other regularly, so they wouldn't drift apart and live separate lives.
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The story has an emotional and happy ending and yet the heartache could have been avoided if the family had stayed in touch, yet how many families allow themselves to just drift apart.
And that's how things seemed to end as they all began to drift apart.